• Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:03
    87% of Thais more likely to vote for environmentally friendly party: poll
    “Environmental” concerns among Thais was rated on top of the list of major concerns about the country, more than any other concern, including rising prices, corruption, congestion, crime and the economy, according to a Marketbuzzz poll.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    BOND MARKET CONCERNS 
    Investor sentiment towards emerging East Asia's local currency bond markets has improved but there are persistent concerns about financial stability in the region, including ongoing trade conflicts, according to ADB's latest issue of the quarterly Asia Bond Monitor.
    Economy
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:03
    Thai Lion Air told to ground Boeing MAX 9 for seven days
    THE CIVIL Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has ordered Thai Lion Air to immediately suspend the use of its three Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft on all routes for seven days, citing safety concerns. 
    national
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Lack of clarity on scrapping Mekong rapids blasting raises concerns
    ENVIRONMENTALISTS and local people along the Mekong River in Thailand remain uneasy over previously proposed plans to blast the Mekong River rapids, inspite of a Foreign Ministry assurance that the navigation channel improvement project had been scrapped.
    national
  • Sat, 09 Mar 2019 16:21
    Nigeria's Buhari looks to consolidate at state polls
    Nigerians on Saturday voted for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
    Controversial Rice Bill back in NLA after tweaks
    AD HOC panel says concerns addressed but NGO maintains it fails to protect farmers’ rights.
    national
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    NLA in a hurry to push Rice Bill
    THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) looks set to pass the Rice Bill tomorrow despite concerns expressed by many farmers and various prominent figures.
    national
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Somkid urges BOT action on baht
    THE government’s economics chief has voiced his concerns over a strong baht with his central bank counterpart, citing the impact on farmers and calling on him to be ready to put the brakes on further gains in the currency.
    Economy
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Risks to auto supply chains flagged
    A TOP planning agency has expressed concerns for the impact on Thailand from disruptions to vehicle supply chains arising from the prospect of a flare-up in the trade war between the US and China.
    Economy
  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
    Facebook paid users to track smartphone use: report
    Washington - Facebook paid users, including teens, to track their smartphone activity as part of an effort to glean more data that could help the social network's competition efforts, according to a new report that may raise fresh privacy concerns.
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  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 17:40
    SingPost postman arrested over discarded mail in rubbish bin; IMDA expresses 'grave concerns' over incident
    SINGAPORE - A postman serving 17 Housing Board blocks in Ang Mo Kio was arrested on Tuesday (Jan 29), following SingPost’s investigations into a case of unopened letters and packages allegedly tossed into a rubbish bin.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 13 Jan 2019 11:50
    Health concerns rise in smog-bound Bangkok
    PM2.5 level double the safe limit in Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom districts
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00
    Marine scientist fears impact on marine life from tropical storm
    A marine scientist and vice dean of the Faculty of Fisheries at Kasetsaart University has expressed concerns about the massive amount of fresh water pouring into the Gulf of Thailand from rivers in the wake of tropical storm Pabuk.
    national
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
    Pushing smoke-free alternatives to tobacco
    Cigarette giant philip morris is focusing on research to come up with less-harmful products but concerns remain about their effectiveness
    national
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 04:00
    Government uses ‘national security’ as cudgel against active citizens
    POLITICAL activists and dissidents tend to be the victims of privacy violations as they are targeted by government surveillance due to so-called “security concerns”, say experts and right defenders.
    national
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